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Cecchetti Wine Company Adds to Sales Team for Growing Wine Portfolio

Submitted By: Sean Carroll, October 12, 2011
Sonoma, CA – Cecchetti Wine Company added Cheryl Ames as Midwest Regional Sales Manager and Kortney Fitchner as Sales Ambassador for Northern California. These two new hires come at a time of impressive growth for the company’s Redtree, Line 39, and Backhouse labels.

Based in Deerfield, IL Ames will be responsible for sales in IL, OH, MI, WI, MN, IN and KY. Cheryl Ames has more than a decade of wine sales management experience with some of the leading wholesalers, distributors and wine brands. Before joining Cecchetti Wine Company, Ames worked as Sales Manager at Maverick Wine Company where she led a team of nine sales staff. Previously, she worked for Distinctive Wine & Spirits, Peak Wines International, and St. Supery & Vineyards. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Southern Illinois University.

Kortney Fitchner brings more than 5 years of experience in wines sales, hospitality, and events coordination to her new role as Sales Ambassador for Northern California. Prior to joining Cecchetti Wine Company, Fitchner worked at Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Jackson Estate Enterprises, Kendall-Jackson Winery, and Hilton Hotels. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from University of California, Santa Barbara.

About Cecchetti Wine Company
Cecchetti Wine Company was launched by wine industry veteran Roy Cecchetti in 2006. The company strives to produce consistent and approachable wines of excellent value from throughout California with its Redtree, Line 39, and Backhouse wine brands.


Media Contact:
Sean Carroll, Benson Marketing Group, 707-254-1167,